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Great Sites you might not find on the search engines. Many links to sites you will need for a true understanding of the war years.


World War II Sites...

A Timeline of World War II

366th Infantry Regiment HomePage

Coleshill House - Home of the Auxiliary Units 1940 - 44. Britain`s secret resistance organisation formed to fight behind the lines in the event of a Nazi invasion.

457th Bomber Group. Many pictures and "remembrances" NS

Australian War Memorial NS


Visit Avy Berman's "Letters from the Pacific" web site *

American Merchant Marine at War If it were not for the unsung heroes of this great volunteer effort that got the beans, bullets, and fuel to all invasions; we may well be eating our ersatz bratwurst with chopsticks.NS

Aviation Links A complete database to great aircraft and aviation pages covering all aspects of airplanes and aircraft*

 B-17s: A Great site about B-17s and their crews NS

Better Late than Never, by William J. Hurley. His experiences on Ie Shima during WWII. Also some excellent images. NS Camp Farragut, A German (translated to English) website about being a German POW in the U.S. during WWII. His grandfather was in a POW camp in Farragut, Idaho.NS

Camp Gordon Johnston Assn., a site for and about the almost vanished base.*

Major General Levi. R. Chase, A tribute by his son. For the story of his dad being shot down behind Japanese lines and rescued in the nick of time go to:NS

COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN MUSEUM Canadian Museum of Aviation - excellent!*

D-Day, Normandy and Beyond
. A beautiful, well done and informative site from the Netherlands.

The Drop Zone Virtual Musum - Dedicated to preserving WWII Airborne History.

The Dutch association of World war II collectors The group was founded in 1963 and has about 1000 members. You can also become a member for just 52,50 guilders a year. However the Group publishes the magazine only in Dutch.


HyperWar, A HYPERTEXT history of the Second World War

The History Place

Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information on the homefront during World War II. -- Color photographs.LOC--

Finland Website. Lots of details about Finland but excellent history section chronicling the "Winter War" when Small Finland held out against the mighty Russion Army in 1941.

Historic Aircraft Index

Homefront - containing news, pictures, and letters from home--

HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web - a hypertext history. Includes a timeline, information on various officers and battles, European and Pacific Theater coverage, and more.--

Institute on World War II and the Human Experience - focuses on the everyday life of men and women, military and civilans alike, who experienced the pressures of World War II.

HyperWar: US Navy Ships, 1940-1945

The JOHN R. FOX Tribute Page. Lt. Fox was an black soldier whose widow had to wait 50 years to receive his Medal of Honor.

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Les Fleurs de la Mémoire This association is created to perpetuate the memory of the soldiers, sailors and airmen buried in the American Cemeteries of Colleville-sur-Mer and Saint James in Normandy ( France ), by placing flowers on their tombs.

Lives, the Biography Resource...
linking to thousands of biography-related sites including autobiographies, journals, letters, diaries, memoirs, biography collections, etc. links.html ...

LST returned from Greece by a group of WWII and Korean War Vets

A MEMORIAL SITE PAYING TRIBUTE TO F/L WILLIAM GAVIN CAMPBELL and the CREW OF LANCASTER KB879 One of several superb sites by this webmaster

National D-Day Memorial Foundation

The National World War II Memorial

The organization of Normandy Allies

Panzers Of The Reich. Information on the German Panzer Tanks Of WWII development history, combat service, technical data and photos.

The Patton Society An excellent site about one of our greatest Generals.

Paul's signals pages with the Signals Collection '40-'45

POW News Service A newsletter for and by ex prisoners of war.

Selman Field Memorial Page - Army Air Forces navigation school in existence from 1942-46

The Summer of '44 in Englsnd

USS ESSEX CV9, World War Two in the Pacific
This site is dedicated to the pilots and their crews that flew off the Roof of ESSEX during the war in the Pacific, 1943-1945. Their stories and photos.

USS ORLECK DD-886 Museum Ship
Southeast Texas War Memorial & Heritage Foundation

US Army Military History Institute An Institute of the US Army War College. Preserving the Army's history and ensure an access to historical research materials. Watson, LeRoy V. A son's tribute to his father. Well worth a visit!

Western Massachusetts Supports Our Troops

World War II Quotes and Links - quotes from the various figures involved in the war, organized by country.

World War II Research Aid

WWII Underground Systems Research Group - researching extensive underground systems including factories and headquarters.

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